United Water Conservation District is seeking candidates for appointment

June 26, 2013
Santa Paula News

United Water Conservation District is seeking candidates for appointment to an opening on its Board of Directors representing its Division 7.

To be eligible for appointment, a person must be a qualified elector and reside within Division 2, which encompasses the following area:

Immediately west of the City of Santa Paula, and extends south across the west Las Posas Valley to approximately Hwy. 101 at Central Ave., and includes the communities of Saticoy, Nyeland Acres, Strickland, El Rio, and RiverPark. South of Hwy. 101, Division 2 includes the college tracts east of the intersection of Oxnard Blvd. and Vineyard Ave., and the Wagon Wheel area.  From Wagon Wheel the boundary extends northeast along the Santa Clara River to the vicinity of S. Petit Ave, then trends north to include the eastern portion of the City of Ventura.  From S. Petit an irregular boundary extends north to Telephone Rd., west to Kimball Rd, north to Hwy 126, then north along Harmon Barranca to the District boundary located north of Foothill Rd.  A copy of the map for Division 2 is available at the United Water Conservation District office in Santa Paula.

United Water Conservation District is a California special district organized and operating pursuant to the California Water Conservation Act of 1931, and it has as its mission to manage, protect, conserve and enhance the water resources of the Santa Clara River, its tributaries and associated aquifers in the most cost effective and environmentally balanced manner.  A seven person board governs the District. Each director is elected from one of the seven divisions of the District.  It is the intent of the Board of Directors to fill the vacancy by appointment at its regular Board meeting on July 10, 2013, and the appointment will be effective on July 10, 2013.

Persons interested in appointment as the Director from Division 2 should submit a written expression of interest and/or resume of their experience and qualifications to the District, c/o Mike Solomon, District General Manager, at the District’s offices located at 106 No. 8th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 on or before June 28, 2013. A Board Committee will review letters and/or resumes, interview candidates, and make a recommendation for appointment of an individual to the full Board of Directors.  Appointment will be made at the Board’s regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at the District’s offices in Santa Paula.  For more information please contact Mike Solomon or Mary Kanatzar at 525-4431.

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